An Iraqi man, holding his two daughters, casts his ballot at a polling center in Basra, Iraq, 550 kilometers (340 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 20, 2013. Polls opened a

 

              An Iraqi man, holding his two daughters, casts his ballot at a polling center in Basra, Iraq, 550 kilometers (340 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 20, 2013. Polls opened a
An Iraqi man, holding his two daughters, casts his ballot at a polling center in Basra, Iraq, 550 kilometers (340 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 20, 2013. Polls opened amid tight security in Iraq on Saturday for regional elections in the country's first vote since the U.S. military withdrawal, marking an important test of the country's stability. (AP Photo/Nabil Al-Jurani)